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Women in War: the Revolutionary Experience – a Symposium

May 14, 2022
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saratoga Town Hall, 12 Spring St
Schuylerville, NY 82331 United States

Military history has traditionally emphasized the exploits of men in war but neglected the roles of women. This conference explores the experiences and actions of some of the extraordinary women in the American Revolutionary War. The speakers are leading experts on the subject.

WHEN – Saturday, May 14, 2022 – 9 AM to 4 PM

WHERE – Saratoga Town Hall, 12 Spring Street, Schuylerville, NY


Dr. Holly Mayer, West Point instructor and Professor Emerita in History at Duquesne University. Lifetime researcher and author on her subject: Women Warriors

Todd Braisted, prodigiously published historian. Distinguished scholar of both sides in the American War for Independence. Subject: The Loyalist women

Jenna Schnitzer, historian and living history specialist on the battles of Saratoga. Subject: The Army’s essential support – ‘Camp followers’

Jonathon House, U.S. strategic expert and military researcher. Subject: The Baroness Frederika Riedesel, a Revolutionary sojourn and The Marshall House, Saratoga

Lois Huey, historical archeologist. Subject: Molly Brant, Native American leader in Colonial America

Organizer and master of ceremonies is Bruce Venter, noted organizer of history conferences throughout the United States. Mr. Venter is Vice President of The Marshall House Inc..

The Symposium will benefit the historic Marshall House in Schuylerville, NY, and the telling of its history.

Cosponsoring the event are the Saratoga County History Center and the Saratoga County Historian.

The Fort Plain Museum will be onsite selling speaker books and related books during this event.

Registration is $50 per person for the full day and includes a luncheon and refreshments. There will be an invitation to Symposium registrants to visit the Marshall House following the event.

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Thank you for supporting the Marshall House!


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